Witt, Vice President of Colony Capital, LLC, is responsible for the identification, evaluation, and consummation of new investments with a primary focus on distressed investment initiatives. Prior to joining Colony in 2007, Mr. Witt participated in the funding of multiple pre-venture capital businesses before he founded and managed a business in the healthcare sector, which was subsequently sold. Witt received his M.B.A. from the University of Southern California and B.A. in International Relations with a focus on International Economics from Stanford University. Following his time at Stanford, Mr. Witt spent two years in Italy as a professional athlete and was also a member of the 2000 U.S. Men's Volleyball Olympic Team.